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Maryann Miller
Attended St. Clements High School, Macomb County Community College, Collin County Community College, University of Houston, Trinity University, University of Texas at Dallas
Lives in Texas
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This is going to be a short post. I came home last night from my 10-day vacation, and have been busy today with all those things you have to do at the end of a trip. Added to that were some compute...
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Great writing tips from +Kristen Lamb 
Over the weekend Hubby and I rested and watched movies and we took turns who could pick the film. Hubby loves dramas and war films. I prefer horror and space aliens. Anyway, Hubby chose the drama U...
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Steve, the cowboy at Home Country, knows how to teach a horse not to shy. Couched in the humor is a good lesson.
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I got to meet Trout Fishing in America. And guess whose books they bought. What a thrill.
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A bit of a rant, then some jokes to start the weekend off with a chuckle.
This past Wednesday, April 15, was the day every person in America was to pay their taxes. While Joe six-pack probably got his in on time, some of the richest people and corporations didn't pay the...
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Love this fun list of writing inspirational bits.
My writer friend, VR Barkowski, gave me permission to repost one of her blogs because I thought it bore repeating. VR’s debut novel is A Twist of Hate and can be found on Amazon. Check it out. A is for Anne Lamott. Who, in ...
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Diana Hurwitz shares a bit about Oulander and what makes the books such good reads.
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In celebration of Earth Day,  my romance novel is 50% off today only. Lovecan be better the second time around.
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Special discount tomorrow for Earth Day - 50% off.
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The Style Maven visits the Blood-Red Pencil with some timely advice.
A cream puff, soon to be devoured. Hello, dearies! It’s been a week for ducks here, with rain a near-constant companion for the last several days. Lacking suitable damp-weather gear, I've taken the downpour as a sign to stay...
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The jokes are always fun on LD Masterson's blog. +Linda Leszczuk 
Sitting on the side of the highway waiting to catch speeders, a State Trooper saw a car puttering along at 22 miles per hour. Knowing a car going that slowly could be just as dangerous as a speeder, he turned on his lights and pulled the driver over. As he approached the car, he noticed there ...
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writing, editing, acting, directing
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  • Rosen Publishing Group, Five Star Cengage/Gale, Uncials Press, Plano Magazine, Stephen Marro Producttions
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Michigan - Nebraska
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Author * Freelance Editor * Sometimes Actress * Always a Book Lover
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Hello, so glad you stopped by for a visit. I have been writing all my life and plan to die at my computer, hopefully after finishing a book, not in the middle of one.

When I am not busy writing, or blogging, which is really writing if you think about it, I love to be on stage. I have been the theatre director at our local art center for a number of years and always enjoyed directing plays, never thinking I would ever be in one. A friend dared me to try it, and I was bitten by the acting bug in a big way.

I've written in a number of genres, but am focusing more on mysteries of late. I have the Seasons Series that features two women homicide detectives in Dallas. Think "Lethal Weapon" with female leads. Open Season is the first book in the series, followed by Stalking Season. While I focus on longer works, I do write a short story when my muse gifts me with one. To see a full listing of all my titles, visit my author page at Amazon.  

It has been my honor to win a few awards for my work, including the Page Edwards Short Fiction Award for a short story that was inspired by the fleeting glimpse of an old man sitting under a tree as I drove by on a country highway. It is always such a joy to be gifted with a story that way.

I live in the beautiful Piney Woods of East Texas with one horse, one goat, one sheep, one dog and four cats. The cats rule.

Bragging rights
I am now living my childhood dream of being a farmer. Or trying to be. (smile)
Education
  • St. Clements High School, Macomb County Community College, Collin County Community College, University of Houston, Trinity University, University of Texas at Dallas
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